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Omnibus (week of March 11, 2018)

Another busy week, another paltry instalment of Omnibus. Still, some good stuff here.

Eight reviews.


Thor: Ragnarok — I don’t normally watch Marvel movies unless I’m seeing them in a theatre with friends. 2,174 more words


Ira Glass Is Leaving This Chelsea Life Behind

It didn’t take long for This American Life radio host Ira Glass to find a buyer for his Chelsea apartment, despite a few snafus during his time residing there. 485 more words

Celebrity Real Estate

Another Point

I have been thinking that we are not hearing enough different perspectives on the Sexual Harassment / Assault. Even though so many woman have finally been coming out and speaking strongly about the horrible things that they have been going thru all their lives. 22 more words

My Thoughts

From Radio to Podcasts: Looking at Wu's Cycle in the Medium of Audio

Growing up, I never really thought about taking time out of my day to listen to the radio. The only time that I actually interfaced with this medium in my formative years, was when my parents would listen to music or the traffic and weather report on long car rides. 888 more words

Media Industries

There's a lot of red around today.

So I don’t normally go all out on Valentines Day. But all of my favorite podcasts are putting out Valentines episodes and I wanted to celebrate too! 40 more words


This American Life's investigation into the supposed immigration crisis

NPR has a unique quality compared to other news organizations. It is publicly funded which allows it far more room to do interesting stories that might not be competitive in the news market, but provides important information that may not get reported. 124 more words

Class Blog

A group of unlikely people help release a wrongfully convicted man from prison

The public radio show This American Life recently replayed a 2005 story about a man who wrongfully convicted for a murder as a teen. The story telling is worth it. 40 more words